Transportation

How to Finance a New Trucking Company

Most truckers use financing to launch their businesses. In this article, we discuss the ways you can finance new and growing trucking carriers. We discuss: What to do first How to pay for startup costs How to finance equipment Financing operations and growth Conclusion 1. Getting started – do this first Many entrepreneurs jump into […]

What is Freight Factoring? How Does it Work?

Freight factoring, also known as freight bill factoring, is a form of business financing in the transportation industry. It helps carriers and brokers improve their cash flow by financing their invoices from slow-paying clients. Factoring provides companies with the funds to operate and grow to their full potential. How does freight factoring work? The factoring […]

Best Trucking Forums for Owner Operators

Running a small trucking company can be difficult, especially for new owner operators. One great source of industry advice and information are the trucking forums. They are a great way to connect with fellow drivers to share tips and information. In our experience, they have proven to be a valuable resource for truckers. Owner operators forums The following […]

Best Trucking Forums

Running a trucking company can be overwhelming sometimes, especially for new truckers. There are so many things to learn and figure out. One of the best places to get useful information about the business are the trucking forums. They allow you to connect with more experienced truckers and ask them questions. In our experience, these […]

How an Asset-Based Loan Can Finance a Trucking Company

It’s not unusual for new or growing trucking carriers to have cash flow problems at one point or another. Cash flow issues commonly affect companies that are growing quickly. Before long, the carrier starts running low on funds and cannot pay some of its corporate expenses. At best, this situation makes managing the company difficult. […]

Executing Your Trucking Company Business Plan

The most challenging step in starting a trucking company is often the first step – getting started. However, this step can be difficult for many first-time trucking entrepreneurs. Everyone knows that the best business plan is useless unless you put it into action and implement it. This article helps you take on the five most […]

List of Hot Shot Load Boards

Hot shot loads can be hard to come by but they have an important advantage over other loads. Given that they are time sensitive, hot shot loads allow you to charge a higher price and make a better profit. Load boards are usually not the best way to get trucking contracts because competition is high and truckers […]

List of Load Boards for Car Haulers

Most new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads online. This article provides a resource for your growing business. It lists load boards and dispatches that specialize in posting automotive loads. Keep in mind is that using load boards is not the most effective way to find trucking contracts and grow your business. While you can […]

40 Best Free Load Boards for Truckers

Many new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads on line. Load boards have advantages because they let you find loads quickly and effectively. It’s an easy way to get the business rolling. Since new truckers often have tight budgets, using a free service is a good way to get some loads and save some money. Most of […]

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

The most important job for any owner-operator or small fleet owner is finding the best-paying freight loads to haul. For many, this task is the most difficult part of owning a trucking company. Unfortunately, many truckers and owner-operators go out of business because they don’t know how to find good loads. This article shows you […]